Two people have been killed and another wounded by Metrorail trains during separate incidents in the Western Cape on Tuesday afternoon. Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott said two young boys were struck on the tracks between Bonteheuwel and Netreg stations. “The 14-year-old boy was knocked by the train while the 12-year-old[…]
Train commuters are advised to make alternative arrangements after a man was electrocuted while he was on top of a Metrorail train travelling from Philippi station towards Cape Town early on Wednesday. Metrorail’s spokesperson Riana Scott said all Chris Hani trains are forced to terminate at Phillipi station. “Chris Hani[…]
Since the start of 2019 nearly fifteen people have been arrested for train related crimes. In the latest incident six suspects were arrested for cable theft and stolen property. Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott says the arrests were made in areas like Nyanga, Khayelitsha, Stock Road, Philippi, Langa and Bonteheuwel. “The[…]
A Cape Town Metrorail commuter has filed a complaint with the police, alleging that ticket checkers and security guards assaulted him earlier this month. Claudious Mustaff, 39, was travelling from Salt River to Wynberg on Sunday, October 7, according to a GroundUp report. Trains were delayed by more than an[…]
Metrorail in Cape Town has warned it could take weeks before the train service between Retreat and Simon’s Town is restored. It has charged a truck driver who struck a level crossing boom near False Bay Station, causing severe damage. Metrorail spokesperson, Riana Scott, says technicians could take several weeks[…]
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